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Avocado, Squash and Pear Baby
and Toddler Mash Up

Avocado, Squash and Pear Baby and Toddler Mash Up recipe

Avocado combined with squash and pear provides new flavors and nutrients that make for a perfect start to your child's culinary adventures.

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup butternut squash cubes
1 very ripe pear, peeled, cored and cubed
1 ripe, fresh Hass avocado, cut in half and seeded

Method

  1. Cook squash in boiling water for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain; let cool.
  2. In a bowl, mash squash, pear and avocado until smooth.
  3. Serve baby 1 to 2 tablespoons mixture. Freeze remainder in 1 ounce ice cube trays.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Serving Suggestions:

For infants: Add breast milk or formula to reach desired consistency vased on age and comfort level. Nutritional information will vary.

For older babies and toddlers: Serve in reusable baby food pouches for maximum portability, or freeze in ice pop trays to make homemade popsicles.

Note: Speak to your child's pediatrician before adding solid foods to your infant's diet.

Nutrition facts Amount Per Serving: Calories 122 Total Fat 7.0g Saturated Fat 1.0g Trans Fat 0.0g Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0g Monounsaturated Fat 5.0g Cholesterol 0.0mg Sodium 6.0mg Total Carbohydrates 15.0g Dietary Fiber 6.0g Sugar 5.0g Protein 1.0g Potassium 433 mg Vitamin A 5800 IU Vitamin C 14 mg Calcium 30 mg Iron 0 mg Vitamin D 0 IU Folate 53 mcg Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 mg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 116%; Vitamin C 23%; Calcium 3%; Iron 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Hass Avocado Board.